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Thai Red Cross Society is in constant need of blood donations to save lives. Since Thailand legalised cannabis in June, more people in the kingdom are smoking the plant than ever before. But does smoking “gancha” impact your eligibility to donate blood? Patients need blood transfusions for: surgery, serious injuries from car crashes, anemia, blood disorders, cancer treatments, complicated child births and more more medical emergencies. The short answer is, cannabis smokers are allowed to donate blood in Thailand, given that they follow the Red Cross’ guidelines and meet the basic blood donor requirements. Thai Red Cross Society has put […]

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After reading the full story and the rules, I am surprised that ANYONE can donate. Nobody who lived in UK from 1980 to 1996 for example. Or three years after a tattoo. 

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